To lead the people, walk behind them.
Quitting is leading too.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.